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Definition of the noun canistel
What does canistel mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: canistels
- tropical tree of Florida and West Indies yielding edible fruit
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Pouteria campechiana nervosa
- synonym of canistel: canistel tree
- more generic term: fruit tree = tree bearing edible fruit
- part: eggfruit = ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
- member of: genus Pouteria / Pouteria = tropical American timber tree with edible fruit
- ovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonym of canistel: eggfruit
- more generic term: edible fruit = edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
- part of: canistel tree / Pouteria campechiana nervosa = tropical tree of Florida and West Indies yielding edible fruit
Alternative definition of the noun canistel
- Any of several tropical trees, of the genus Pouteria, from Central America and the Caribbean, that bears a sweet oval fruit
- The fruit of these trees, having a musky odour
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Canistel
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Volume 6, Fruits by T. K. Lim
Canistel is a native of Central America. It occurs wild only in...
Nature's Harvest by Donald D Heaton
The canistel is a three- to four-inch long egg- shaped fruit tipped with a tiny sharp beak. It has a thin, glossy skin covering an orange-yellow flesh that has the consistency of cooked egg yolk. The flavor is similar to cooked sweet potato mixed ...
by Jules Janick, Robert E. Paull
The Canistel and its Relatives. US Department of Agriculture Administration, Washington, DC. Morton, J.F. (1987) Fruits for Warm Climates. Creative Resource Systems Inc., Winterville, North Carolina, pp. 406–408. Nakasone, H.Y. and Paull, ...
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Eggfruit, canistel, yellow sapote; Sp. zapote amarilla, canistel; tiesa (Philippines). Wild only in S Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and El Salvador, naturalized on the Keys of Florida and ...
Dictionary of Food (2009)
International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair
Also called willow partridge, rock partridge, mountain grouse puak Thailand Taro Pucheria campechiana Botanical name Canistel puchero 1. Spain Olla podrida 2 . Argentina An olla podrida containing diced pumpkinand quarters of corn on ...
by David A. Bender
canistel Fruit of the American ...
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
(CANISTEL). Lúcuma. bífera;. L. mervosa. The yellow egg-shapped fruit of an evergreen tree (of the family Sapotaceae) that is native to northern South America. It is 2 to 4 in. (5 to 10 cm) long and has a yellow, mealy flesh. Egg fruit appears to ...
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
(CANISTEL). Lucuma. bifera;. L. mervosa. The yellow egg-shapped fruit of an evergreen tree (of the family Sapotaceae) that is native to northern South America. It is 2 to 4 in. (5 to 10 cm) long and has a yellow, mealy flesh. Egg fruit appears to ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: eggfruit Peru: canistel, huevo vegetal Central America: canistel, sapote borracho, sapote amarillo Japan: tamago-no-ki P. castanosperma (C.T. White) Baehni English: poison plum, milky plum, saffron boxwood /" cinnamomea Baehni ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
sapote breadfruit durian loquat pepino satsuma bullace plum ri mandarin orange Persian melon sea grape calmyrna granadilla mango persimmon soursop canistel grape May apple pineapple (amarillo cantaloupe grapefruit medlar plantain ...
by Charles Gordon Sinclair
Mediterranean used particularly in the paella of the Balearic islands cangrejo de rio (Spl Freshwater crayfish canistel (USAl An egg shaped fruit Pucheria campechiana with a thin glossy skin and a yellowish, creamy and slightly sweet flesh.
canistel (P. campechiana), cape gooseberry (P. peruviana) , cherry Terengganu (Lepisanthes alata), Indian blackberry (S. cumini), Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica), Indian jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana), jaboticaba ...
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Trying canistel or egg fruit
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